West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.20

Army veterans from Nepal face citizenship poser

Born in Nepal, a retired subedar (name withheld on request) who served in the Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army for 28 years is increasingly feeling “stateless”. “I was born in a v...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 27.09.20

Nepal builds barracks near Kalapani

Nepal is building permanent quarters and barracks within its territory for soldiers deployed near Kalapani in Uttarakhand district in an unprecedented move after the Himalayan nation claimed the area ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.09.20

Floods revisit Bihar, crops damaged

Incessant rains in northern parts of Bihar and neighbouring Nepal for the past three days have revived the floods in the state just when the floodwaters were receding. This has happened at a time whe...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 22.09.20

Nepal: book with new map halted

Nepal has stopped the distribution of a new textbook that includes a revised political map showing three strategically-important Indian areas as part of its territory, saying there were a number of fa...
By Shirish B Pradhan in Kathmandu

India  /  Published 15.08.20

Oli, Modi sidestep thorns in call

Nepal Premier K.P. Sharma Oli sought to break the ice that had settled on bilateral relations with India over the past few months with a phone call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday afternoo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.08.20

Borderline case: Claiming The Buddha

When a hold-all subject called geography, packed with fold mountains and sedimentary rocks, trade winds and cold currents, and the earth spinning on its tilted axis with all its climatic regions, rive...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.20

Tea: free entry from Nepal

The Tea Board of India has got in touch with the Union commerce ministry for its intervention to enforce rules to prevent the “indiscriminate import and sale of Nepalese tea” in the countr...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 09.08.20

Buddha: Nepal stalks Delhi

Nepal on Sunday objected to foreign minister S. Jaishankar’s statement that the Buddha was one of the “two greatest Indians ever”, forcing India to move swiftly to smother a possible...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.08.20

Nepal: songs talk of ‘bully’

Growing geopolitical differences have struck a discordant note in the music of Nepal and India, with themes of songs that traditionally hailed the friendship between the two countries taking on an ang...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

World  /  Published 02.08.20

Xi ready to work for better Nepal ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said he wants to push for a continued advancement of ties with Nepal as Beijing continues to shore up pro-China Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli’s grip on ...
By PTI in Beijing


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